RISE UP Video Collection
Managing stress in school environments can be challenging. This collection of mini-training videos provides educators and school staff activities they can use and share with their students to relieve stress, get energized, and stay engaged.
Square Breathing (~3 minutes)
Learn this deep breathing exercise to increase your focus and relieve stress.
Hand Brain Model (~3 minutes)
Learn how the Hand Brain Model can help your students understand what is going on inside their brains during life’s challenges.
3 Senses (~3 minutes)
Learn how to use your senses to help you refocus, feel calmer, and get more grounded.
Pat the Body (~3 minutes)
Use this exercise to help keep your students focused, playful, and engaged.
Breath of Joy (~2 minutes)
Learn this breathing exercise to get your energy flowing and uplift your mood.
How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime (Nadine Burke Harris)
Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect, and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain.